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Gaming The Penny Game

Last month I had the opportunity to provide an Agile and Scrum class to a private client. We had a great day learning and having fun. At one point a clever developer threw a twist into one of the exercises that had me worried. Let me set the stage a bit. The Penny Game The Penny Game […]

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Agile Events, Local and Costa Rica!

It has literally been months since my last post. I be predictable and say that I’ve been busy. While true, that is not the interesting part. I’m going to be even more busy in the next months! Let’s start with today and look forward. Startup Weekend Chandler Starting yesterday evening and going on today through […]

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AGL-101 at Gangplank in December, 2010

It’s December.  Time for gifts and good feelings.  Time for another free class! As I did in September, I’ll be teaching the four-hour workshop “AGL-101 ntroduction to Agile and SCRUM” on Saturday, December 18th.  This is a no cost workshop where we will explore the basics of the Agile Manifesto and the Scrum Agile Framework. The class […]

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Deep CSM Workshop

Last week I had the opportunity to be co-trainer in a Certified ScrumMaster Workshop.  Mike Vizdos was the Certified Scrum Trainer leading the session.  It was a small class with just four attendees.  And they were awesome attendees with major contributions to the discussion! I learned some interesting things that I’ll try to pass on […]

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Certified ScrumMaster Workshop Nov 17-18

I continue to explore my coaching and training abilities.  Hopefully I am learning from those around me.  Next week will be great opportunity to learn from both my original ScrumMaster trainer and from many of you! On Wednesday and Thursday, November 17-18 I will be co-teaching a Certified ScrumMaster Workshop.  I am not a Certified […]

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Presenting at Desert Code Camp

This Saturday, May 15th, I will be presenting two sessions at Desert Code Camp. The first session is scheduled for 11:30 AM: Going Deeper Into Scrum, An Agile Journey.  Lunch follows so we have some incentive to end on time! The next session is right after lunch at 1:00 PM: The Agile Manifesto – What […]

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Learning the Basics of Agile

Last week an attendee at my Gangplank presentation contacted me with an interesting question.  He wanted to learn more about Agile and Scrum.  He asked “Where do I start?” That is a hard question to answer.  Not for a lack of information, but because there is so much out there.  A great problem! To answer […]

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Story Point Epiphany

The learning never stops.  Agile re-enforces this and creates the environment to foster it.  As an agile coach, the benefit of continuous learning is provided every day. Last week I conducted a workshop centered on the Product Backlog.  The focus was to help engineering understand the purpose, position and power of a properly groomed Product […]

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